The Colour of Passion

… and I’m not talking about the telenovela. I just took another on-line class at the Altenew Academy called “In the mood for Color” and it reminded me that colours can evoke feelings and communicate a silent message. So I tried to apply it to today’s card, and I hope that even without looking at…

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AECP – Masking Unleashed!

Hi all! I’m here today to share a card I made after attending the “Masking Unleashed” class taught by Svitlana Shayevich for my 2nd level of the Altenew Educator Certification Program.  Before I took this online course at the Altenew Academy, consisting of 6 wonderfully instructive videos, I only knew of 2 ways of masking.…

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AECP- Creative Watercolor Media

A very short post today just to share a card I made after completing the Creative Watercolor Media course at Altenew Academy. As I have been water-colouring for 6 months now and I’ve watched TONS of videos on this subject, I did not expect to find anything new to me in this course. But surprise…

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AECP – Beautiful Details

I made it through the 1st level of the Altenew Educator Certification program and got this wonderful badge on the right to show for it too! Now just 2 more levels to go consisting of 15 classes, about 75 videos to watch and tons of new techniques to learn! I’m as excited to continue as…

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AECP – Relax, and go with the flow

Today’s card is my assignment, at the end of the Level 1 of Altenew’s Educator Certification program, to see if I can implement techniques I learnt from 3 of the courses out of the ten I took onto one card. This card will also determine if I can go on to the Level 2 of…

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Foil Flowers

Its time for another challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week’s theme is “CAS”. You have until Tuesday 10pm Australian Eastern time to link up your Clean and Simple cards with us. I made a very quick & simple card following the tips from Altenew Academy’s “Clean and Simple Boutique Cards” course,…

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AECP – Let It Shine!

When I first started card making 2 years ago, a fellow crafty friend told me my signature was having some form of heat embossing on my cards. I didn’t realise it but it was true…and that was when I stopped heat embossing as I realised I needed to diversify. 2 years later, my signature today…

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AECP – Stamp Layering Majestic Blooms

Second day of my personal challenge to finish the Altenew Educator Certification program by the end of August and today’s card show’s off what I learnt during the “Stamp Layering 2” course, featuring the gorgeous Majestic Bloom stamp from Altenew. This online course is great as it goes through many of the stamp layering sets…

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Altenew Educator Certification Program – Stencil technique

It seems a while since I posted but I’ve been busy learning new techniques, finishing paintings for gifts and my weekends have also been busy with parties, dinners…. The end of the school year is always quite hectic as we all try to cram and see each other before the 6 week summer break or…

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Two Tone layered stamping

I took another card making technique class at the Altenew Academy called “All About Layering” and I learnt the best way to stamp my layered stamps. I don’t have many as I prefer just stamping the outline and water-colouring, but the ones I have are not the easiest to stamp together, so this class was…

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